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Robots and robotics in the public media 

Dog on a treadmill: Engineers from the Robot Design lab at Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have designed a quadruped that can run continuously on a treadmill without motors. Source (Interesting Engineering, 23 August). 

Researchers with a soft heart: In ten years, researchers from the Technical University of Eindhoven (TUe) hope their current work on a soft robotic transplantable heart will bring new life to heart failure sufferers. Source (, 11 July) 

ANYmals on the moon: A team from ETH Zurich have equipped a pack of ANYmals with measuring instruments for use to explore the moon for useful materials. Source (Rocking Robots, 17 July)